Atlanta is the capital of Georgia. This capitol building's dome is covered in gold, donated by the people of Dahlonega.
Photo by Steve Yost
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The Georgia State Capitol, in Atlanta, Georgia, is an architecturally and historically significant building. It has been named a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Like many U.S. state capitols, the Georgia State Capitol is designed to resemble the Classical architectural style of the United States Capitol, in Washington, D.C. and was completed in 1889.